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CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Cover image for Vol. 64 Issue 6

Edited By: Otis Webb Brawley, MD, and Ted Gansler, MD, MBA, MPH

Impact Factor: 162.5

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 1/203 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1542-4863

Associated Title(s): Cancer, Cancer Cytopathology

Overview


Published since 1950 by the American Cancer Society, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians is one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals in oncology. The journal also retains the highest impact factor of all ISI-ranked journals. CA reaches a very wide and diverse group of health professionals, and provides an unparalleled opportunity to present information to these professionals about cancer prevention, early detection, treatment of all forms, palliation, advocacy issues, quality-of-life topics, and more. As the flagship journal of the American Cancer Society, the journal publishes mission-based content that impacts patient care. CA is free to access online and also provides free journal-based continuing education for physicians and nurses.


Aims and Scope


CA provides cancer care professionals with up-to-date information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. The journal focuses on keeping physicians and healthcare professionals informed by providing scientific and educational information in the form of comprehensive review articles and online continuing education activities on important cancer topics and issues that are important to cancer care, along with publishing the latest cancer guidelines and statistical articles from the American Cancer Society.


Readership


Oncologists and Oncology Specialists, Oncology Nurses, Oncology Physician Assistants, Primary Care Physicians, Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, General Surgeons, Surgical Specialists, Gynecologists, Dermatologists, Gastroenterologists, Pulmonologists, Radiologists, Pathologists, Epidemiologists, Medical Students, and Basic Science Researchers


Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Biological Sciences (ProQuest)
  • CINAHL: Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Current Contents: Clinical Medicine (Thomson Reuters)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic (EBSCO Publishing)
  • HEED: Health Economic Evaluations Database (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO Publishing)
  • MasterFILE Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • TOC Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • VINITI (All-Russian Institute of Science & Technological Information)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)

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